You can ask.your doctor about Hydroxyzine as an alternative to a benzo. This is a prescription strength antihistamine, taken off label, that has proven effective in relieving panic/acute anxiety episodes.
Please don't apologize, and just post as needed....that's why we are here!
"Courage is not the abscence of fear, it is feeling afraid and doing it anyway!"
"Worrying does not empty tomorrow of its troubles...it empties today of its strength."
Corrie Ten Boom
Panic Syndrome recovery due to CBT